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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Heart Attack and Stroke

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,237 5,755 38.0 37.0-39.1 5,667 37.7 36.6-38.8 3,815 24.3 23.4-25.2
-New Hanover County 391 140 39.9 33.8-46.4 167 40.4 34.6-46.4 84 19.7 15.6-24.6
GENDER
Male 137 51 41.3 31.5-51.8 65 45.0 35.4-55.0 21 13.7 8.7-21.0
Female 254 89 38.6 31.4-46.5 102 36.1 29.6-43.2 63 25.2 19.4-32.1
RACE
White 330 115 38.5 31.9-45.6 149 44.3 37.9-51.0 66 17.2 13.2-22.1
Other 61 25 46.0 31.3-61.4 18 23.6 13.9-36.9 18 30.5 18.6-45.6
AGE
18-44 136 53 45.9 35.6-56.5 55 36.1 27.2-46.1 28 18.0 12.0-26.3
45+ 253 87 34.7 28.3-41.8 110 43.8 36.9-50.9 56 21.5 16.3-27.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 55 48.1 37.2-59.1 42 29.9 21.0-40.6 33 22.0 15.0-31.2
Some College + 261 85 34.8 27.8-42.6 125 46.9 39.8-54.2 51 18.3 13.5-24.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 79 43.0 34.2-52.2 68 34.3 26.4-43.1 44 22.7 16.3-30.8
$50,000+ 145 46 33.7 25.2-43.3 74 51.3 42.0-60.6 25 15.0 9.9-22.1

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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